Posts Tagged setup

Pressure transmitter pushbuttons to the rescue!

I took a call the other day from a contractor. He was at the construction site, on deadline, and frantic. He was trying to set the zero and range on a Siemens SITRANS P DS-III pressure transmitter‘s 4-20 mA output. He had a HART handheld communicator, but no device descriptor file (DD) that made the two talk to each other. 

Could I help?  Sure! I just asked, “Do you have a Phillips screwdriver?”

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Newly revised Honeywell stripchart manual has navigation overviews

While talking with people in an instrument shop last week, a technician popped in with a question on settings for a Honeywell paper strip chart recorder, the DPR 250.  I always have to look up the keypad navigation paths because I can’t remember them.  Read the rest of this entry »

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